Peter V’landys loses ABC defamation case appeal, but court says racehorse slaughter report treated him ‘shabbily’

11 months ago 68

Federal court justices uphold judge’s ruling and reject appeal by Racing NSW boss

The Racing NSW boss Peter V’landys has lost an appeal in his defamation case against the ABC over a report showing graphic footage of retired racehorses being slaughtered at a Queensland abattoir.

The 7.30 program titled The Final Race treated V’landys shabbily but did not defame him, Justice Steven Rares said on Friday.

Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup

Continue reading...
Read Entire Article